Douro Branco 'Xisto Cru' - Luis Seabra - 2019

  • Origin

    Douro / Portugal

  • Style


  • Grape Variety

    Rabigato / Codega / Gouveio / Viosinho Dozelino Branco

  • Production

    Organic / Biodynamic practices

  • ABV

    13 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand harvested from seeral plots of 80yr old vines all planted in schist soils


    Before pressing the grapes were crushed and de-stemmed then decanted at a low temperature for 24 hours


    Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts


    Aged for 12 months in old 228ltr French oak barrels and a further 6 months in steel before bottling